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Posted by bonanova on 27 January 2013 - 08:21 PM
Gamble vs Casino for 0 1 2 3 4 5 "1"s showing is now better for Gamble:
-5 0 5 10 15 20.
Which means Gamble trails Casino only if no "1"s show at all.
This hurts Prude, who gets $5 from Gamble only if no "1"s show at all.
Revised numbers and expected payoffs.
Probabilities are still calculated as given in past post.
# "1"s 0 1 2 3 4 5
Casino 5 0 -5 -10 -15 -20
Gamble -10 5 10 15 20 25
Prude 5 -5 -5 -5 -5 -5
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0
.4019 .4019 .1608 .0322 .0032 .0001
Wins x Probabilities
Casino 2.0094 .0000 -.8038 -.3215 -.0482 -.0026
Gamble -4.0188 2.0094 1.6075 .4823 .0643 .0032
Prude 2.0094 -2.0094 -.8038 -.1608 -.0161 -.0006
Expectations to nearest penny.
Posted by bonanova on 19 January 2013 - 01:23 AM
Place letters in a 3x3 grid in a way that permits spelling
the greatest number of three-letter English words.
The same letter can be used twice in a word.
Letters adjacent in the word must touch, in any of eight directions, on the grid
T R E
Y D Z
U N G
Permits [among possibly other words]
Entries must contain a minimum of ten words.
Posted by bonanova on 14 January 2013 - 05:50 PM
Posted by bonanova on 07 December 2012 - 09:04 AM
René Descartes was flying home from a conference when the flight
attendant asked, "Monseur Descartes, would you like a cocktail?"
To which the philosopher replied, "I think not," and promptly disappeared.
will immediately note that RD predated the Wright brothers by several centuries. But ... could I reasonably have posited a stewardess inside his carriage? Really?
will immediately note that RD predated the Wright brothers by several centuries.
But ... could I reasonably have posited a stewardess inside his carriage?
Posted by bonanova on 17 October 2012 - 08:14 AM
So this brunette walks into the Doctor's office and says, Doc, something is terribly wrong -- I hurt everywhere!
What do you mean? the Doctor asks.
Well I hurt here, she said as she touched her head, and here, touching her knee, and here, touching her shoulder, and here, touching her stomach, and here, touching her elbow, and ....
OK I understand, said the Doctor. I'm scheduling you for a comprehensive set of tests immediately.
Two hour pass, the results are in, and the woman is back in the Doctor's office.
The Doctor approaches her and asks, You're not really brunette, are you?
No, she admits, I'm blonde. How did you know?
You have a broken finger.
Posted by bonanova on 13 September 2012 - 08:58 AM
Posted by bonanova on 26 July 2012 - 02:06 PM
bonanova would be correct if there were 1000 bottles.
Posted by bonanova on 06 July 2012 - 07:48 AM
Spoiler for My point
are equal to each other only when we goes until infinity.
there is always some difference between the above two numbers.
Posted by bonanova on 02 July 2012 - 10:57 AM
Posted by bonanova on 28 June 2012 - 07:26 AM
Spoiler for now that I had time
Case 1: No Mixed
WBB (2) - Seat 1
BWB (2) - Seat 2
BBW (2) - Seat 3
(Person in the seat can see four black stamps, so both of his must be white)
Case 2: 1 Mixed
BWM (8) - Seat 3
MBW (8) - Seat 1 (on second turn)
BMW (8) - Seat 2 (on second turn)
(If his were White or Black one of the other would of know, since no other person spoke it must be mixed.)
Case 3: 2 Mixed
MBM (8) - Seat 1 (on second turn)
(If seat 1 were black or white, player three would have know that his was mixed, therefore seat 1 has to be mixed.)
BMM (8) - Seat 2 (on second turn)
MMB (8) - Seat 2 (on second turn)
(Seat 2 can see a person with black stamps, since the other person did not know, then the other person can't see two black or one black and one white, therefore seat 2 must be mixed.)
I guess that is the point I'm not getting.
How would seeing one black and one white disclose your color?
I think at this point Seat 2 knows only that she is not black.
What tells her that she also is not white?
Case 4: All Mixed
MMM (16) - Seat 2 (on second turn)
(For seat 2 the only other possiblilty would be MBM (or MWM), if that was the case then seat 1 would have known (see above), therefore seat 2 has to be mixed.)
I think Seat 2 can't know she is mixed in this case until her third turn.
The (see above) part of your analysis is what I asked about above.
Seat 1 - 18
Seat 2 - 42
Seat 3 - 10
So seat 2 would be the best to choice he would have 42/70 chance that the stamp you laid out in a combination that he could work out.
Posted by bonanova on 26 June 2012 - 05:27 AM
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